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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Kiki Iriafen '21 looks to shoot the ball in the CIF-SS Division I Championship in 2020.

Good for a Girl

Amelia Scharff June 1, 2021

At the height of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament, girls basketball player Kiki Iriafen ’21 scoffed at the sight of the pictures of the women's undersupplied weight room posted...

Girls volleyball program head resigns

Claire Conner March 28, 2021

Hayley Blanchard resigned as the Girls Volleyball Program Head after four years of working at the school March 24.  In a press release from the school’s Department of Athletics, Blanchard said she...

Captain and libero Josephine Amakye ’21 and outside hitter Ava-Marie Lange ’23 lunge for the ball in order to keep the rally. The girls won against the Buckley School for Girls 3-0. Credit: Eugean Choi/Chronicle

Girls’ volleyball loses second round of CIF playoffs

Eugean Choi November 13, 2019

After beginning the season strong with an undefeated 3-0 record in the Ann Kang Invitational Tournament, the girls’ volleyball team lost its second game of the CIF Regional Playoffs against Westlake...

Girls’ Volleyball plays their last game against Westlake High School

Eugean Choi October 26, 2019

The girls’ volleyball team ended their season today against Westlake High School 3-1. No regrets This is their last game of their season and although they didn’t end the way they wanted to, Libero...

Girls’ Volleyball win their first playoff game

Eugean Choi October 24, 2019

Girls’ volleyball won against Palos Verdes High School in their first CIF SS Regional playoffs 3-2.  How the game went Opposite Eva Lekovic ’21 said that the girls really wanted to do well this...

Girls’ volleyball crushes Buckley at Homecoming

Eugean Choi October 13, 2019

Girls’ volleyball won against the Buckley School on Oct. 12, making it their last win before CIF playoffs.  Past Games This game marked their last game of the season, before CIF playoffs begin on Oct....

Girls lose to Marymount on Senior Night

Eugean Choi October 8, 2019

The girls’ volleyball team lost against Marymount High School today on senior night 3-0. Libero Josephine Amakye ’21 said that she is still trying to stay positive after this game. “I think the...

Outside hitter Lola Craig 21’ spikes the ball in the first set in a loss against Flintridge Sacred Heart. Credit: Alex Amster/Chronicle.

Girls’ volleyball falls to Flintridge Sacred Heart

Alex Amster September 9, 2019

Girls’ volleyball lost 3-2 to Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy High School today.  The team won its first set 25-22, but Flintridge Sacred Heart went on to win three out of the next four sets. ...

BLOCKERS: Kennedy Hill ’22 and former senior member Lauren Juzang ’19 try to do a block in order to deflect the spiked ball back to the other side. Hill said that the team will practice more and more to not only improve but also achieve a perfect season. Credit: Caitlin Chung/Chronicle.

Team looks to build off last season’s success

Alex Amster August 28, 2019

The girls’ volleyball team is off to a slow start after beginning its season with a record of 5-5. The program has had to adjust to the loss of many crucial players from last season, including senior...

Middle blocker Grace Thrower '23 serves during the second set in the loss to Long Beach Poly today. Credit: Jaidev Pant/Chronicle.

Girls’ Volleyball falls to Long Beach Poly in the home-opener

Jaidev Pant August 27, 2019

The Girls’ Volleyball team lost 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-14) to Long Beach Poly High School today, bringing them to an overall record of 8-6.  In the first set, the Wolverines almost took the lead, but...

MEERA MEERA ON THE WALL: Standout junior Meera Burghardt ’20 prepares to pass in the 12-3 win against Flintridge Sacred Heart High School on Jan. 17. After the win, the squad went on to beat Oaks Christian High School 13-12 Jan. 19 and Notre Dame 21-6 Jan. 22. Credit: Kyle Reims / Chronicle

Squad gears up for CIF Open Division playoffs

Eugene Wyman January 30, 2019

The girls’ water polo team moved up into the CIF Open Division this year from Division III. The team has faced fiercer competition this season, leading them to a 12-10 record. Last year, they had the...

PICK IT UP AND SLAM IT DOWN: Britt Gronemeyer ’20 rises up for a spike in Girls Volleyballs 3-0 loss against Marymount High School on Sept. 7 in Taper Gym.  The team returns to play Oct. 4 at home against league rival Notre Dame High School. (Photo credit: Astor Wu/Chronicle)

Team prepares for second half playoff push

William Mallory October 3, 2018

Leading 12-8 in the fifth set, the girls’ volleyball team was three points away from solidifying a victory Sept. 18 against Notre Dame High School. After nearly three hours of back-and-forth play, the...

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